Giant breast tumour in a 13-year-old girl
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Breast Surgery Department, the Cardinal Rev. Wyszynski Voivodship Specialist Hospital in Lublin, Poland
Anatomy Department, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
1st Department and Clinic of Gynecologic Oncology and Gynecology, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
Ann Agric Environ Med 2017;24(3):541–543
This study describes a rare case of a giant phyllodes tumor in a 13-year-old girl. The authors have conducted an analysis of the diagnostic process and have shown the results of operative treatment of the tumor. Moreover, organisational aspects of the diagnostics concerning breast diseases in patients from smaller towns in Poland have been discussed. It has been indicated that the availability of suitable diagnostics and treatment of breast diseases in children and teenagers from rural areas and smaller towns is limited.
Barbara Madej   
Breast Surgery Department, the Cardinal Rev. Wyszynski Voivodship Specialist Hospital in Lublin, Poland
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